Matt Swainson is Comcare’s General Manager of Legal Group, based in Canberra. He joined Comcare in 2015 as Chief Legal Officer, before being appointed to a new General Manager position in 2018, centralising Comcare’s legal services into a cohesive Legal Group.
Matt has also held public service legal roles at the Therapeutic Goods Administration. Prior to joining the public service Matt experienced a diverse range of legal roles, from private practice, international aid consulting in Solomon Islands, non-government organisation work in the Philippines and fraud investigation work in London.
Matt obtained a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts from Otago University in New Zealand before admission to practice in New Zealand, Australia and Solomon Islands.